Program Perspective

By Brenda Salguero
I grew up ashamed of who I was.
It wasn’t until recently I even realized that I had felt this way. That is the insidious nature of systemic racism—you never realize how much you hate yourself or even why.
Like all Americans, I grew up surrounded by a white dominant media, but the communities I lived in never reflected what I saw on TV. Additionally, the majority of my teachers...
By Margaret Kadoyama
Last Fall, I was contacted by Steve Comba, Co-Chair of the 2013 WMA Annual Meeting Program Committee, and he invited me to serve as a Program Committee member for the 2013 conference in Salt Lake City. I was honored to be asked, and I agreed to serve. Here are my reasons why, and here’s how they are playing out in the October conference:

WMA is made of up a great group of...
By Steve Comba
With Registration now open for the Western Museums Association (WMA) 2013 Annual Meeting, we thought you might also want access to the Preliminary Program. The WMA Program Committee has been deciding on and preparing for the WMA 2013 sessions since January. Let me explain…
It was 9 degrees in Salt Lake, maybe, felt much colder,
Wintery view from the hotel...
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